Tapestry of Faith: Families: A Jr. High School Youth Program that Explores the Diversity, Commonality, and Meaning of Families

Welcoming and Entering

Part of Families

Materials for Activity

  • Pictures of food clipped from magazines, grocery store circulars, and the like
  • Poster board or paper
  • Markers
  • Glue sticks

Preparation for Activity

  • Collect images of food from popular magazines and grocery store circulars.
  • Set out images of food, markers, and glue sticks.
  • Make a sign for the activity area that says, "If this food was on my table it would say... " OR "If this food could talk it would say... ."

Description of Activity

If This Food Could Talk!

Point out the images of food. Invite participants to glue the images onto the poster board or paper and write what the food would "say" if it could talk.


Check in with each other about progress on the photo-documentary project, including progress on write-backs.